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Gelatin Tannate: A Selective Biofilm-forming, Gut Mucoprotectant for Acute Gastroenteritis in Children. A Short Narrative Review.

Jess Torres-Herrera1, and Gabriel Torres-Ruiz.

Current Drug Therapy, 2017, 12, 1-6Background:Gelatin tannate is bowel selective, safe and effective, and acts locally to form a biofilm. As an adjuvant to oral rehydration solution (ORS), gelatin tannate acts as a mucoprotectant in the management of acute diarrhea in children.Objective:To...

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Undissociated gelatine tannate and xyloglucan prevent gut leakiness and mucosal inflammation induced by LPS: insights in the mechanism of action.

H. Eutamene. P1449.

UEG journal. October 2016. Vol 4. Suppl. 1 Pag A651Introduction:Gelatine tannate (GT) and xylogucan (XG) are commercially available in several countries for the oral treatment of diarrhea in children and adults. However, the mechanism of action remains poorly understood.Aims & Methods...

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